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Louis Maudsley

Published on December 4, 2013

Louis Maudsley, of Eldred, NY, passed away Friday, November 29, 2013 at his home. He was 89.

He was born on August 5, 1924 in Binghamton, NY, the son of the late Ellis and Edna A. Rauner Maudsley. Louis was a retired bridge supervisor for the Sullivan County Dept. of Public Works, in Monticello. Lou was a very active member of the Eldred United Methodist Church in Eldred. He dedicated much of his time in helping to maintain the church. He married Edith I. Rutledge Maudsley, who predeceased him in 1988.

He is survived by his son, Kevin Maudsley and his wife Karen of Lexington, KY; his three daughters, Mary Huntington and her husband James of Eldred, Amy Benedict and her husband Jeril of Houston, TX, and Bonnie Cohen and her husband Steven of Staten Island, NY; his sister, Doris Day of Honesdale, PA; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister Elsie Hathaway.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 6, at 11 a.m. at the Eldred United Methodist Church, Eldred. Rev. Linda Bohs will officiate. Interment will follow at Montoza cemetery, Eldred.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Eldred United Methodist Church, 12 Eldred-Yulan Rd., Eldred, NY 12732. Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY. For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family, visit